Spring 2017: First Summits of the Season on Dhaulagiri

Five climbers topped out Dhaulagiri on Sunday, reports Mingma Gyalje Sherpa - expedition leader of Dreamers Destination team. These are first summits of the season on 8000m peaks.

“Today at 12:20pm, we made Dhaulagiri SUMMIT. We are back in Camp 3 now,” Mingma messaged on April 30th. He was accompanied by two fellow Sherpa and two Chinese climbers. Earlier on April 29th, he wrote, “we fixed rope till 7600m and we will start summit push tonight at 10pm from 7300m.”

The team is already back in Kathmandu.

List of Summiteers:-

1. Mingma Gyalje Sherpa
2. Ngatasi Sherpa
3. Lhakpa Nuru Sherpa
4. Dong Hong Juan
5. Liu Yongzhong

Looking towards Dhaulagiri summit. Source: Mingma Sherpa
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